Plan a wonderful getaway close to home
Plan a wonderful getaway close to home
Plan a wonderful getaway close to home
Work from home in style with branded virtual backgrounds for Zoom, Skype, or other video conferencing software from two of LA’s finest backdrops.
Away from the famous landmarks, all our destinations have equally fascinating lesser-known attractions we wanted to share with you. Discover some intriguing secret locations and wonderful surprises.
Here’s all the inspiration and imagination you need to keep your teens entertained next time you travel. Entice them with an adrenalin-fuelled ride, mastering a new skill or taking a trip back through time – brace yourself for our thrilling selection.
To help you feel good and reduce anxiety in these difficult times, here are some great ideas from Christina Salcedas, wellbeing expert at Aromatherapy Associates.
While saddened we can’t welcome you to Coworth Park this Easter, Executive Chef at Coworth Park Adam Smith shares his special scone and egg and cress finger sandwich recipes so you can recreate your own tea party with the family at home.
All our destinations are melting pots for creative talent, producing outstanding examples of great craftsmanship and delightful design. Here’s a selection of some of our favourites, from a historic tailors on London’s Savile Row to a unique Parisian perfumery and LA’s premium milliner.
For a wonderful sense of wellbeing at home, our designer florist Phil Hammond and spa director Sally Pedder have teamed up to share their ideas for brightening up the indoors and finding ways to relax.
As founder and director of Ackerman Studios, a London-based art consultancy, Lily is our go-to art expert. Here she shares her top tips on finding the right art for your home.
For five generations, the Mühldorfer family has shared a passion for helping others enjoy delightfully restorative sleep. As they celebrate their 100th anniversary, they share a few wonderful ways to get a great night’s rest.
Easter is one of our favourite times of year, when the sun starts shining and Paris is full of the joys of spring. Join us for family adventures at Le Meurice, with egg hunts, family feasts and the grand unveiling of our chocolate Easter egg.
There are no golden rules for guaranteeing good sleep but here are some helpful guiding principles from sleep expert Dr Neil Stanley, in association with Vispring.
Spring is one of our favourite times of year, when the daffodils are in bloom and the gardens come to life in the sunshine. Join us for the long weekend to enjoy fun family activities, seasonal dining and champagne afternoon tea.
Easter is just around the corner, which means family feasts, springtime adventures – and plenty of chocolate. We can’t wait to show you what’s in store at Hôtel Plaza Athénée.
Vispring has been making supremely comfortable beds since 1901, using only the finest natural materials. Here they talk craftsmanship and choosing the right mattress.
March marks International Women’s Month, so we’re celebrating by showcasing some of the remarkable women at Hotel Bel-Air.
In the run up to spring we’ve handpicked a select series of must-see exhibitions and exceptional performances for you to enjoy.
March marks International Women’s Month, so we’re celebrating by showcasing some of the remarkable women at Dorchester Collection whose achievements, talent and dedication to excellence make our hotels so legendary.
Alongside blue skies and blooms, this spring promises a feast of culture and entertainment. From must-see exhibitions to dazzling immersive experiences, our edit of the highlights in April and May showcases the very best of the season.
Our famous McCarthy Salad is named after the polo-playing millionaire Neil McCarthy, who had our chef make this specific salad for him.
Take a trip down memory lane with award-winning interior designer Martin Hulbert. The man behind Coworth Park’s interior design concept, shares his personal highlights to look out for when you visit our country house hotel.
Esteemed designers Bruno Moinard and Claire Betaille of 4BI & Associates are passionate about design. Specialising in creating inspired interiors that will stand the test of time, here’s how they have transformed everything from museums and boutiques to hotels and luxurious private apartments.
For our first art exhibition of 2020, we’re delighted to bring you not one but two visionary artists, in an exciting collaboration.
Christopher Delalonde, master sommelier and head of wines at The Dorchester, introduces us to the delights of his brand new wine vault.
Italy’s leading wedding planner, Alessia Santa, takes time out of her busy schedule to chat about wedding trends and what makes Milanese weddings so memorable.
The first of its kind in Milan and positioned in a traditionally ‘noble’ location, this suite is a vintage masterpiece for a very modern era, complete with a wonderful view and Jacuzzi bathtub.
Hidden in the heart of the hotel kitchens, The Wine Vault is a modern, intimate space dedicated to the celebration of great wine. 1,000 bottles await your discovery, under the expert guidance of our sommelier.
An individual gem of Italian warmth, elegance and unrivalled opulence, created by Francesa Basu. A large private terrace offers a view of Piazza della Repubblica, reserved for your eyes only.
Glamour and privacy in a cocoon of opulent splendour. This is a wonderful place in which to host private dinner parties or simply relax back into what’s commonly regarded as Milan’s best bathtub.
5 ideas for spring and Easter breaks in Paris
Everyone loves Paris in the springtime. It’s a wonderfully uplifting opportunity to explore the blossom-lined boulevards and feel the sunshine warm the city once more. Here’s what we highly recommend for your next trip.
We have all the ideas you need for a fun-filled family break in and around London and rural Ascot. Let the entertainment begin!
For great phone photos with that professional edge, we asked our #DCmoments City Guides experts to share their favourite photo-editing apps with us.
Paris is a particularly exciting place to be this year, thanks to several important new openings happening around the city. Let us introduce you to just some of our favourite new places to discover.
The Victoria & Albert Museum holds the most important photographic collection in the world. This season, it focuses its curatorial lens on the extraordinary work of British photographer Tim Walker in the largest exhibition ever to survey his 25-year career. It also includes over 150 new photographs inspired by the V&A archives, from fashion to rare objects, for a dialogue on par with the ever-imaginative Mr. Walker.
Originally hailing from the Sunshine State, key lime pie is no longer just Florida’s favourite dessert. Executive pastry chef Niamh Larkin shares her version of this classic for you to try at home.
Four fun ways to discover lesser-known Paris
Paris is home to some of the world’s most famous landmarks but here our exceptionally knowledgeable concierge team share their ‘secret’ places to visit. This is your chance to live like a local and see where the Parisians in-the-know go.
As it’s a leap year you have a whole extra day to enjoy February this year, giving you even more reason to get lots of interesting dates in your diary. Here’s a selection to inspire you.
Iranian-born artist Shirin Neshat receives the largest survey of her work to date at The Broad in Los Angeles. A resident of the US for most of her life – sometimes by choice, sometimes by political necessity – her work enters profoundly into such liminal spaces of being, exploring the contrasts of Islam and the West, femininity and masculinity, private and public life, antiquity and modernity.
As a British icon itself, it’s only fitting that The Dorchester has a fleet of its own classic British cars.Let us introduce you.
Best known for creating unique collages from recycled magazines, internationally-renowned collage artist Derek Gores delights in puzzles and playfulness. Discover his secrets and find out how to meet the man himself at Hotel Bel-Air.
A free spirit, wide-open mind and pioneering designer describes Charlotte Perriand, who is also the centrepoint of a major exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton this season. Yet it is her intersecting creative exchanges with the leading talents of her time that assembles for the show an impressive collection of works across genres.
Having created and hosted the post-Oscars party menu for the past 25 years, Wolfgang Puck is as excited as ever to be working his magic at this year’s event. Here he shares some of his highlights and reveals who he wants to win an Oscar.